Full Court Minute Books

Case A14/2022

Mitchell v. The Queen
Rigney v. The Queen
Carver v. The Queen
Tenhoopen v. The Queen

Case No.

A14/2022; A15/2022; A16/2022, A17/2022

Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

10/08/2021 Supreme Court of South Australia (Court of Appeal) (Kelly P, Doyle JA and Peek AJA)

[2021] SASCA 74

Catchwords

Criminal law – Ancillary liability – Extended joint criminal enterprise – Statutory charges – Where appellants and others entered into agreement to steal amount of cannabis from grow-house and, in furtherance of agreement, one or more of group members inflicted one or more blows to head of person guarding grow-house who died of injuries – Where appellants charged for contravening s 12A Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935 (SA) ("CCA") and convicted of murder – Where s 12A of CCA provided person who commits intentional act of violence while acting in course or furtherance of major indictable offence punishable by imprisonment for 10 years or more, and thus causes death of another, guilty of murder – Whether principles of joint criminal enterprise apply to statutory charge under s 12A of CCA – Whether, for secondary participant to be guilty of common law murder according to principles of extended joint criminal enterprise, secondary participant must contemplate that co-participant might do act that might cause death of person – Whether, for secondary participant to be guilty of offence against s 12A of CCA, secondary participant must contemplate that co-participant might commit intentional act of violence causing death of person – Whether, for secondary participant to be guilty of offence against s 12A of CCA, sufficient that secondary participant contemplates any act of violence rather than contemplates possibility of death caused by violence.

Documents*

17/06/2022 Hearing (SLA, Canberra by video-connection)

30/06/2022 Notice of appeal (Mitchell-A14/2022)

01/07/2022 Notice of appeal (Rigney-A15/2022)

01/07/2022 Notice of appeal (CarverA16/2022)

01/08/2022 Application for special leave to appeal (Tenhoopen-A17/2022)

05/08/2022 Written submissions (Appellant-A15/2022)

05/08/2022 Chronology (Appellant-A15/2022)

05/08/2022 Written submissions (Appellant-A16/2022)

05/08/2022 Chronology (Appellant-A16/2022)

08/08/2022 Written submissions (Appellant-A14/2022)

08/08/2022 Chronology (Appellant-A14/2022)

18/08/2022 Order referring matter to the Full Court (Tenhoopen-A17/2022)

09/09/2022 Written submissions (Applicant-A17/2022)

09/09/2022 Chronology (Applicant-A17/2022)

23/09/2022 Written submissions (Respondent-all matters)

07/10/2022 Reply

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